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from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna on Sep 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h23 04:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
$871One-way
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10:30PMFrankfurt am Main13h10 11:40AMVienna
1 changes
$421One-way
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08:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h23 02:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
$871One-way
06:21AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h24 12:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
0 changes
$871One-way
02:21PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf6h24 08:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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$991One-way

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Mon
Sep 20
$81ÖBB | ICE
$42STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$447Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
$74Deutsche Bahn with connection
$41Flixbus
$270Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
$81ÖBB | ICE
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$270Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Sep 23
$62Deutsche Bahn
$37Eurolines Germany
$270Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$81ÖBB | ICE
$35Flixbus
$359Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Eurolines Germany
$318Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$47Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$268Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$268Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$268Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$268Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$270Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$56Deutsche Bahn
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$318Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$37Deutsche Bahn
$37Eurolines Germany
$123Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$218Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$35Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$218Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$218Austrian Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$218Austrian Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$35Deutsche Bahn
$37Eurolines Germany
$268Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$35Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$241Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$37Deutsche Bahn with connection
Find prices
$158Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
$37Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25Flixbus
$218Austrian Airlines

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

distanceDistance370 miles (597 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $405
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 10 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $405 (€323) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 370 miles (597 km) to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurolines Germany, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.

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Travel from Frankfurt to Vienna: Journey Details

Traveling between Frankfurt and Vienna is simple, and you can choose from trains, buses and flights. Flying is far quicker, taking approximately 4 hours from door to door with 1.5 hours in the air. Trains are comfortable and only take around 6.5 hours to arrive in the Austrian capital. Buses present an economy option, while car pooling services like Bla Bla Car also travel from Frankfurt to Vienna.

Return trips from Vienna to Frankfurt are also available.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, 94,24% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Frankfurt to Vienna

Flixbus, Regiojet and Eurolines all run daily buses from Frankfurt to Vienna, so there's plenty of buses to choose from. Frankfurt to Vienna buses start as early as 5:50 a.m. and there's even a service at 1:50 a.m. in the middle of the night. The journey takes around 10 hours, so if you want to arrive in time to check in, a departure at around 2:00 p.m. makes sense. All buses travel directly, with no changes needed.

Trains from Frankfurt to Vienna

Deutsche Bahn runs a direct train from Frankfurt to Vienna. The first Frankfurt to Vienna train of the day leaves at 6:22 a.m., while the final direct train leaves at 4:20 p.m., although indirect services leave after that if you're happy to change. The shortest rail journey takes 6 hours 48 minutes.

Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna

Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna are the fastest way to arrive in the Austrian capital, with daily flights available from Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, and Eurowings. Direct flights take 1 hour 25 minutes, and the first plane takes off just before 7:00 a.m. After that, there are flights every hour until the final take off at 9:50 p.m. All flights travel directly, and travelers should factor in around 4 hours in total when transport to and from the airports is considered.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Vienna from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna, Austria from Frankfurt am Main?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Vienna, Austria due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 9/19/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to travel to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

Taking a bus is about $370 (€296) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $405 (€323) for this trip.

A bus is $15 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna costing on average $50 (€40).

What is the quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 23 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The distance is approximately 370 miles (597 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna:

  • Buses most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna:

  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna with Eurolines Germany. Cheap tickets can be found for $35 (€28) with Eurolines Germany from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.
  • You can travel by plane to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tickets for $405 (€323) on Omio.
  • You can go to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for $50 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE with 7 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’d like to add Prague, Budapest or Munich to your Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Frankfurt am Main to Vienna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€28) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $405 (€323) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $50 (€40) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Vienna
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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